January 28, 2019

How to Access USB Flash Drive with BitLocker Password Protection on macOS

Although Microsoft does not enable BitLocker feature on macOS & Mac OSX, there is an intelligent way to decrypt the USB which is encrypted with BitLocker on Mac. Now let’s explore how to unlock the USB on Mac with BitLocker Genius.

Why Choose iSunshare BitLocker Genius?

iSunshare BitLocker Genius is the useful and secure BitLocker reader for Mac which enables users to open/ read/access the BitLocker encrypted USB without any data at risk. Within several clicks, you can decrypt the USB on Mac and move the files or images between the USB and Mac. This software offers you two ways to unlock the drive: use the BitLocker password or the Recovery key file. There is no doubt that it is extremely easy to get the USB decrypted with the encryption password.

Step 1: Launch the software and insert the USB on Mac

First of all, you should be the paid user of this software so that you can enjoy the full features. After the download and installation process, you can insert the USB into Mac laptop and then you will get it appeared on the software user interface as the screenshot showcases.

open BitLocker Genius

Step 2: Select the USB and click the Unlock Button

The disk with the “bitlcoker” Mask should be chosen here. Only after you make your option, the Unlock button will display on the toolbar. Click it without hesitation as you can. It will not cause any data loss.

Unlock the BitLocker encrypted USB

Step 3: Mount the USB with BitLocker Password

In this interface, you can enter the password for the BitLocker USB or use the recovery key file to decrypt the USB. Undoubtedly, the password is the top-priority option for most of the users. After you input the password, it is time to click the Mount button.

Mount the BitLocker disk with password

Step 4: Open, read and access the USB drive

By now, the USB drive is decrypted on the desktop and you can simply open, read and access it as freely as you are in Windows PC. The USB drive is on your control now. You can add files into the drive or copy the files from the drive to Mac. If you finish all you want to do with the USB on Mac, you can click the Eject button on the toolbar. All the data will be kept safely on the USB. 

Access BitLocker encrypted USB on Mac

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